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Calendar of Events

Wednesday, May 20, 2020






 
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 9:15 a.m.  Free!  Online 

Metaphysics of Spirituality Study Group.

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Come join a discussion of metaphysics.
see Interfaithspirit.org for details
Zoom. Free. Online. 734-327-0270. interfaithspirit.org


 1-5 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Chelsea Farmers Market.

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Area vendors, all from within 90 miles of Chelsea. Each month, kids activities TBA, market basket giveaway on the last Sat. & Wed., along with live entertainment every Sat. (10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. or so) & last Wed. only (3-5 p.m. or so), June-Oct.
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Chelsea Farmers Market, parking lot on Park St. (east off Main St. between the library and the Methodist church), Chelsea. Free admission. 475-6402. [map]


 4 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"House Calls": U-M Institute for the Humanities.

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Virtual studio visit with Rashaun Rucker, an award-winning Detroit-based artist known for photographs, prints, and drawings.
4 p.m., livestream at lsa.umich.edu/humanities/news-events/all-news/search-news/new--house-calls--live-stream-series-features-virtual-studio-vis.html. Free.


 4 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual Discovery Series: Photography": U-M Clements Library.

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Clements graphics division staff present historic photos from the library's collection and discuss the evolution of early photography techniques.
4 p.m. Preregistration required at myumi.ch/mnREP for meeting URL. Free. 647-0864. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Science of Mind Study Group: Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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Please join us a discussion of Science of Mind via Zoom
details at Interfaithspirit.org
Free, but donations accepted
Zoom. Free. Online. 734-327-0270. interfaithspirit.org


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"At Home with Literati: John Moe, Colin Nissan, & Sarah Walker": Literati Bookstore.

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Writers John Moe, Colin Nissan, & Sarah Walker discuss the new book Keep Scrolling Till You Feel Something, which revisits the first twenty-one years of McSweeney's Internet Tendency, a pioneering humor website.
7 p.m., https://www.literatibookstore.com/event/home-literati-john-moe-colin-nissan-sarah-walker. Free.


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Healing Politics; a Virtual Event with Abdul El-Sayed": Nicola's Books.

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Public health expert and progressive activist Abdul El-Sayed discusses his new book Healing Politics, a combination of memoir, science, and public policy which attempts to diagnose the problems facing the progressive political movement in the U.S.
7 p.m., nicolasbooks.com/event/healing-politics-virtual-event-abdul-el-sayed. Free.


 7 p.m. or so  Free!  Online 

Kerrytown Crafters.

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Every Wed. All crocheters, knitters, cross stitchers, hand quilters, and other handiworkers invite to work on their projects with other crafters. Questions welcome, help available.
7 p.m. or so, join Facebook.com/Groups/KTCrafters for updates on virtual or in-person meeting location. Free. 926-8863. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual Brews & Views: Why We Must Save the US Post Office during the Pandemic": League of Women Voters.

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Talk by Lansing-based lawyer Patrick Levine Rose. Q&A.
Preregistration required at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpduigrTorE9QupG9fdImDvXLsov52h4X1 for meeting URL. Free. 272-3634.


 8 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Respite with Ragtime": River Raisin Ragtime Revue.

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Livestream performances by musicians from around the country. Featuring old time, bluegrass, ragtime, classic country blues, and more.

Schedule:

May 13 Virtuoso banjo player and fiddler Aaron Jonah Lewis

May 20 Violist Leslie DeShazor

May 27 New Orleans-based jazz clarinetist Evan Christopher

June 3 New Orleans-based pianist and composer Tom McDermott

June 10 Chicago-based cellist Kelsee Vandervall

June 17 Finger-style guitarist Rollie Tussing

June 24 Ragtime, Old-Time, Blues, and Stride piano "Perfessor" Bill Edwards

July 1 Old-time piano player Adam Swanson

July 8 Flutist Shantanique Moore

July 15 Viola player Caleb Georges

July 22 TBA

July 29 Ann Arbor violinist Priscilla Johnson
8 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/groups/687300512026149 Free, donations accepted for musicians. [map]



Canceled and Postponed Events:

 3 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Art with Keith": Saline District Library.

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Local artist Keith McGuire introduces various techniques to teens. Mar. 25: "Anime drawings & inking." Apr. 8: Clay figures. Apr. 22: "Indigenous American art oil pastel." May 6: "Abstract self-portrait." May 20: "Watercolor scenes." June 3: TBA. At 1:30 p.m. on May 17, an art show featuring work from the program.
3 p.m., Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 3 p.m. (Postponed) 

Postponed: "Paint Night": Purple Rose Theatre Company.

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Every Wed.-Sun., Apr. 2-May 30. Guy Sanville directs the world premiere of Michigan playwright Carey Crim's drama about 5 long-time best friends gathered for a bachelorette paint-and-pour night who confront buried truths about themselves and their relationships.
8 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Wed. & Sat.), & 2 p.m. (Sun.), PRT, 137 Park St., Chelsea. Tickets $32 (Wed.), $28 (Thurs.), $42 (Fri. eve.), $43 (weekend matinees), $47 (Sat. eve.) in advance at PurpleRoseTheatre.org, by phone, & (if available) at the door. 433-7673. [map]


 7-11 p.m. 

Canceled: Ann Arbor Bridge Club.

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Every Wed. All invited to play ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge. If you plan to come without a partner, call in advance or arrive 20 minutes early.
7-11 p.m., Walden Hills clubhouse, 2114 Pauline east of Maple. (Park on the north side of Pauline.) $6 per person. http://bridgeclubs.org/index.php?id=289. 769-3994. [map]





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